"Knowledge is limited; imagination encircles the world" Albert Einstein Have you ever thought about how amazing it is that we have the capacity to imagine? It's part of the reason I was drawn to psychology as an academic discipline (only to later discover that psychology has a lot more to do with the empirical science … Continue reading Imagination as a Career Skill
Of all the posts I've written, the one that seems to consistently get the most page views is this one on strengths and weaknesses, Freud, and Alfred Adler. I guess there's a lot of psychology students out there scouring the web in search of information on how these two prominent historical figures viewed the issue. … Continue reading My Fascination With Sigmund Freud
Money is a terrible motivator. If I were to say to you, "Reader, I'd like you to come up with a creative way of solving this problem we have," or "I'd like you to complete this complex task requiring somewhat sophisticated cognitive abilities," you'd actually perform worse if I offered you a nice chunk of … Continue reading Money Makes You Less Motivated
How many times and how many ways have you heard the word "fit" thrown around? I don't know if a three letter word has ever had such wide ranging implications. Grammatically speaking, it's an adjective, a verb, and a noun. Generally speaking, though, I'm pretty confident we can think of "fit" as referring to the … Continue reading Don’t Throw A Fit!
This may come as a surprise to many of you, but there are some things that I’m just not as good at as others. Though it pains me to admit it, there’s a lot of stuff that, well… for lack of a better word, I suck at. Okay, it doesn’t really pain me that much … Continue reading Freud, Adler, and Strengths & Weaknesses